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Santosha offers one of the most comprehensive yoga teacher training programs for aspiring teachers and students. We choose beautiful locations, including Byron Bay, Australia; Bali; Thailand;and other wonderful, exotic destinations that will allow you to unite your mind, your body and your spirit. You'll have fun meeting new friends, learning, eating amazing foods, surfing and practicing yoga every day. Check out our retreats and Yoga Techer Trainings
Category: Yoga Teacher, Yoga School/Institute, Correspondence/Home Study, Internet/Online
Full Address: Bryon Bay, Alcorn Street, New South Wales, Australia, 2481
Geographical Area: Oceana
Santosha Yoga, Alcorn Street, New South Wales
Phone: 0428190029 Fax: 0363725746

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You will be immersed in one of the most comprehensive Certified Yoga Teacher Trainings in the world. After completion, each student will be certified to apply for the Yoga Alliance RYT at the 200hr level.

Your accommodation is surrounded by the amazing tranquil blue waters of the pacific ocean.

The food choices are sensational and offers choices for all dietary requirements.

If you choose to stay onsite, you have several choices of share styles of accommodation and you will meet likeminded people from all over the world.

This is an inspiring course which will take you on an amazing journey of self-discovery. It is suitable for those wanting to deepen their understanding of Yoga, as well as prepare students to teach and practise safely, successfully and compassionately. This experience is a wonderful odyssey on your path to greater self awareness and understanding.The focus will be on all aspects of teaching and living the principles of yoga within a contemporary context and language. It is an exclusive opportunity to grow, connect, and contribute to your overall growth as a teacher and/or as a person.

The method of our Teacher Training is multi style which concentrates on a creative fusion of Hatha, Ashtanga and Iyengar poses woven together by a unique blend of vinyasa flow that is accessible to all levels and abilities.

The course is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation for teaching yoga skilfully with compassion and awareness.

The program combines a perfect balance including; asana knowledge and practise, yoga philosophy and history, extensive anatomy and physiology, pranayama, bandhas and mudras, teaching methodology and practise, meditation,kriyas, chanting, asana names in sanskrit, ayurvedic medicine, ethics of yoga teacher and much more.

Santosha Yoga Teacher Training modules explore the skills required for the design and teaching of Yoga in a range of settings from large groups in a studio or health club to private classes. The focus is on the ability to apply and understand these skills, especially for the selection of appropriate practices for different class levels, from novice to the more experienced. The Training is designed to create the student to be aconfident, compassionate and effective Yoga Teacher in a supportive, accepting environment in which the student can begin to connect within to find their own internal wisdom and authentic voice. Other areas in the Teacher Training include marketing skills, first aid as it applies to the yoga classroom, occupational health and safety, as well as the business aspects of managing a professional yoga school or yoga business. All who attend will leave with a smile on their face, a warm heart and priceless knowledge!

Why our course is unique:

1. E-RYT teacher(s) are present with the students the entire course.

2. We include a unique module on the principles of Ayurvedic Medicineand Yoga.

3. Graduates can become Registered Yoga Teachers (RYTs) with Yoga Alliance. RYT designations are trusted symbols of knowledge, training, and experience. Possessing one enhances your credibility as a teacher. RYT designations are trusted symbols of knowledge, training, and experience. Being registered as a RYT enhances your credibility as a teacher.

4. The course offers higher-than-required (for Yoga Alliance registration) contact teaching hours for very little cost to the student.

5. This course is one of the most comprehensive Yoga Teacher Trainings in the world.

6. It offers an amazing opportunity to train alongside incredible teachers.

7. We offer a Basic First Aid course during our Australian Yoga Teacher Training courses.

8. Santosha believes that Teacher Trainings should be accessible to the majority, not a minority and that the cost to the student should be reflected by this �non greed� philosophy.

9. The course is about imparting knowledge, accordingly we expect high standards from our teachers.

10. Santosha prefers quality over quantity thus we keep our class sizes to an average of 18 with a maximum of 26 students with E-RYT teacher(s) present at all times. (This policy would only change under extenuating circumstances).

11. For our Japanese students we provide a translator during class at all times.

12. We organise fantastic beach front accommodation for out students at a discounted rate.

13. We provide an opportunity for Graduates to work at other Santosha retreats or Teacher Trainings

14. Santosha organises and liaises with other companies that are providing yoga courses which can, when completed by a graduate, fulfil requirements for further education for Yoga Alliance.

15. All graduates receive post graduation support through newsletters. We are always only an email away for questions and answers!

16. Santosha's masseurs provide students with discounted healing packages and are available on site at Trainings.

The Curriculum Overview

Philosophy of Yoga: Classical, Hatha, Ashtanga
The history of yoga
Yoga sutras
The Bhagavad-Gita
Hindu & Buddhist deities: The gods of yoga
Sanskrit: Basic understanding and pronunciation
Yoga asana syllabus
Asana benefits, contraindications
Restoratives & therapeutics
Yoga anatomy & physiology of the body
Applied anatomy to yoga
Post- and prenatal instruction
Partner yoga and teaching children
Communication skills
The Art of observation, assisting and adjustments
Verbal & hands-on adjusting
Taking the seat of the teacher: The basics of teaching
Practise teaching with feedback
Diet, nutrition and body ecology / earth
5 Koshas system of yogic anatomy
Asana modifications for special populations
Professional guidelines & ethics of yoga
Business and marketing skills in the field of yoga
Self-discovery through journaling
Meditation: Mindfulness and deep relaxation
Yoga Styles
Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Flow Yoga, Iyengar Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Pranayama, Yoga Therapy, Meditation, Ayurveda, Mantra Chanting, Yoga Philosophy/Theory

Class Level
Beginner, Intermediate

Santosha Yoga, Alcorn Street, New South Wales

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